This is the mysterious so-called "Lausanne" Sunflowers. It was purchased by an unidentified private collector from a New York dealer in 1996 for an undisclosed sum. The last time it was exhibited was in 1948 when the Cleveland had it for a month. Previously it had been exhibited three times for a total of just six weeks in Paris. Since the 1948 exhibition its movements have been shrouded in mystery and few people have seen it in recent years. The painting is said to be in excellent condition. This image, from Martin Bailey's 2013 book, is likely the best image available, Bailey doesn't give a picture credit.
- Height: 73 cm (28.7 in). Width: 58 cm (22.8 in).
- Oil on Canvas
- Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
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